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5. Africa / Racial Unrest #301072

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 27, 1985
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(5) Blacks near Pretoria, South Africa, reported calling for Christmas season boycott of white-owned stores.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Pretoria, South Africa) Recent violence in Mamelodi township discussed; scenes shown. [WITNESS - describes police enticing people to join demonstration; remarks transcribed on screen.] Police version of violence compared to that of newspaper accts. [WITNESS - notes police kept shooting at those fleeing scene.] Photos shown. [Reverend Semagaliso MKHATSHWA - feels news censorship and police lack of accountability creates situation in which life is cheap.]
REPORTER: Allen Pizzey

Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan

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